All Blog Posts Tagged 'International' (112)

The European Broadcasting Union’s Mini-FIFA: International organizations need to understand transparency and accountability

I published the following article this week on The Essential Edge and its partner Swiss-based English newspaper, Le News. It serves to illustrate the urgent need for international organizations, including UN agencies, to make a greater effort to be accountable, particularly if they claim to be acting in the public interest. The world football assocation, FIFA, certainly forgot…


Added by Edward Girardet on November 6, 2015 at 6:30am — No Comments

Welcoming a Hybrid Attempt at Justice for the Central African Republic

[This article was first published in the World Section of the Huffington Post on 14 July 2015].

By Jesica L. Santos*

14 July 2015

On 22 April 2015, the Transitional Council in the…


Added by Jesica L. Santos on October 22, 2015 at 10:35am — No Comments

Be part of a Global Team: Volunteer opportunity in International Development (Canadian Citizens or permanent residents, ages of 21-35)

Be part of a global team!

Volunteer on the front lines! Share your days collaborating with passionate local youth, organizations and industry to overcome youth unemployment and sustainable livelihoods, one of the greatest challenges of our time.

EQWIP HUBs is seeking 50 experienced young Canadians in July and August to take part in an 8 month professional experience at one of 17 youth innovation spaces as funded by…


Added by Phil Leech on July 20, 2015 at 12:20pm — No Comments

Oracle, Optimist, Ostrich, or Obfuscator? Part 3.

Oracle, Optimist, Ostrich, or Obfuscator? Part 3.


Added by Kathleen Malley-Morrison on July 10, 2015 at 2:11pm — No Comments

The Rise of UNCLOS and 21st Century Evil Part I

By Mohammed Mussa, An International Law Practitioner First appeared in Athirty Eight blog under Public International Law articles.

The international sea law has been merging since Convention of Law of the Sea, which created favourable atmosphere of International Sea Law. This article aims to unleash the 1982 Convention on the Law of the Sea, how this law was developing from time to time and how different bodies like United Nations are trying to put into practice this… Continue

Added by Mohamed Mussa on June 18, 2015 at 9:44am — No Comments

Addressing Poverty’s “Triple Whammy” through Mobile Savings

Small farm holders in the developing world face similar struggles as they often have to purchase seeds and fertilizers in one large payment to improve their harvest. MyAgro, provides an innovative alternative to farmers, eliminating the need for banks and placing financial decision-making in the hands of small farm holders.…


Added by TechChange on May 1, 2015 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Improving the Effectiveness of International Lawyers

Dear colleagues,

Please find attached a report that has just been produced as part of our ESRC-funded…


Added by Anna Bryson on March 4, 2015 at 6:30am — No Comments

Scholarships for MA in International Development (February 15 Deadline)

Compliment your passion for community development, cross-cultural awareness and quantitative analysis with a graduate degree in Integral Economic Development…


Added by Holly Triska on February 5, 2015 at 5:17pm — No Comments

MasterPeace Organizes Peace Concerts in 55 Cities Across 45 Countries Celebrating International Day of Peace on Sunday, September 21, 2014

MasterPeace sets new standards for Peace efforts worldwide.

The Unifying Concert in Amsterdam, broadcast across 4 continents, features top artists from conflict areas sending the world a message of peace.

Syrian diva Assala to be given Peace Award and confirmed to perform at Ziggo Dome.


MasterPeace, the award-winning peace movement, celebrates the International Day of Peace with 55 events in…


Added by MasterPeace on September 19, 2014 at 7:02pm — No Comments

What Happened in Our Last Mobiles for International Development Course?

Four months ago, we wrapped up our ninth TC105: Mobiles for International Development…


Added by TechChange on September 10, 2014 at 8:30pm — No Comments

Revolutionizing Data with GeoPoll: A TechChange Alumna Interviews Amy Sweeney

For my final project for TC105: Mobiles for International Development, I decided to interview Amy Sweeney of …


Added by TechChange on August 29, 2014 at 11:43am — No Comments

On Development I: Relationships and the Long View Keys to Success

As more and more nations demand and attempt to enjoy the benefits of today’s globalized economy and community, international development is a field which will only grow larger and become more difficult to understand. Integral to the success of any international development project are growing good relationships and a deep understanding of how all-encompassing development and its effects can be.…


Added by Brian Frydenborg on July 7, 2014 at 10:40am — No Comments



‘One’s destination is never a place, but rather a new way of looking at things’ ~ Henry Miller


Are you an international looking to volunteer, intern, work or do research in Kenya? In this article are some tips that you may find useful when navigating through that…


Added by Becky Gitonga on June 30, 2014 at 11:18am — 1 Comment

International Peacebuilders' Forum (IPF)

International Peacebuilders' Forum

11-12 août 2014

Caux (Montreux), Switzerland

The International Peace-Builders’ Forum (IPF) is a unique and publicly accessible opportunity for…


Added by Justine Boillat on June 24, 2014 at 6:15am — No Comments

How Social Media is Playing an Important Role in Peacebuilding

Who ever thought social media could be an International Peacebuilder?

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Like many I had used social media as tool for keeping in contact with friends, however over the last few years I've come to see its use in a new light and have experienced the great opportunity it provides to create peace in some of the most hostile of locations.

So what is social media? well it can be described as “websites and applications…


Added by Danielle Bonner on April 16, 2014 at 5:48pm — No Comments

Never Again? Rather, Never Until Next Time…

Twenty years ago today the world stood by while 1 million Tutsis we slaughtered in the 1994 Rwandan genocide. Then, the world pledged those famous words—never again, the same words spoken after the Jewish Holocaust. Here we are twenty years later and the words never again seem to carry little weight. Our international system continues to value state sovereignty over humanitarian intervention and while its does, we continue to have spurs of genocide like that in the Darfur…


Added by Jolene Hansell on April 11, 2014 at 7:31am — No Comments

EIUC training seminar for International Electoral Observers

Subject: EIUC training seminar for International Electoral Observers

Summary: EIUC has developed two modules of three days each aiming at providing training to civilian staff in election observation missions at the first steps of their career (i.e. short term observers). Selected applicants will be allowed to become aware of the role, the tasks and the status of…


Added by EIUC - Human Rights on February 12, 2014 at 6:30am — No Comments

Call for Papers: Volume 3, Issue 1

The A38 Journal of International Law (ISSN 2277-9361) is a quarterly academic journal, published online, that seeks to provide an international forum for the publication of articles in the field of International Law. The Journal is currently soliciting submissions for Volume 3, Issue 1, which will be published April 2014. The submission deadline for Volume 3, Issue 1 is February 28, 2014. We welcome submissions from academicians, practitioners, students,…

Added by A38 on January 1, 2014 at 6:29am — No Comments

Why Peacebuilding is important to me

In September I was asked by the Red Elephant Foundation to write about my peacebuilding and advocacy work and my ambition to help Afghans bring peace to their country.  Here is my frank peace talk entitled “Building…


Added by Danielle Bonner on October 12, 2013 at 4:52pm — No Comments

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